When it was first passed into federal law nearly 40 years ago, the Indian Child Welfare Act was a beacon of hope for many in the Native American community who considered the Continue reading Report: Compliance with Indian Child Welfare Act Spotty
Dear Tribal Leader: We would like to invite you and/or your child welfare designee to trainings on the recently published final regulations governing the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). The Continue reading DOI Announces Trainings on New ICWA Regulations
Title: Killing the policy to save the child: Comparing the historical removal of Indigenous children in Australia to the United States and how the countries can learn from each other Continue reading Article: Killing the policy to save the child: Comparing the historical removal of Indigenous children in Australia to the United States and how the countries can learn from each other
Title: American Indian children and U.S. policy Author: EagleWoman, Angelique; Rice, G. William Source: University of New Mexico Tribal Law Journal Vol. 16, p. 1-29 (2016)
Title: In the name of the child: race, gender, and economics in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl Author: Berger, Bethany R Source: 67 Fla. L. Rev. 295 (2016)
Legal Topics: Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act; Indian Child Welfare Act Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
On Friday, July 8, 2016, the Court of Appeal of the State of California – Second Appellate District upheld a lower court’s decision in R.P. et al. v. J.E. et Continue reading California Appeals Court Rules in Favor of ICWA Placement Preference in R.P. et al. v. J.E. et al.